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Quick and Easy Beauty Tips for Mums

When you’re a mother, you’re probably too busy to worry about long and arduous beauty regimes. Who really has the time for a twelve-step skincare routine? Making time for yourself is so important, though, and for many women, taking care of their appearance is a type of self-care. 

If you’re a busy mum looking for some quick and easy beauty tips, this is for you.

Skin

Taking care of your skin is essential for beauty. By following these simple tips, you can keep your skin looking plump, fresh and youthful for longer.

Wear Sun Protection Every Day

Protecting your skin from the sun is crucial, even if you live in the cloudy UK! The sun’s rays can have a huge impact on your skin, both from a beauty and a health perspective. If you only have time for one thing in the morning, make sure it’s putting on a high-factor sun cream. Don’t forget to reapply it throughout the day – just keep some in your handbag.

Always Take Off Your Makeup

You absolutely must remove all your makeup every night before you go to bed. Sleeping in makeup is terrible for your skin, so make it a part of your night-time routine, and don’t forget to do it.

curls

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Put the kids to bed, then go to the bathroom and cleanse your face of any and all makeup. Your skin will thank you.

One of the often overlooked beauty items is our lashes however incorporating a good lash serum into your daily routine is a really effective way of achieving fuller, thicker lashes.

Address Wrinkles 

Many women don’t mind about wrinkles, fine lines or crow’s feet, but if your appearance is something that bothers you, you can always consider a simple cosmetic procedure like botox. Talk to an aesthetician and do what’s right for you.

Hair

As a mother, you might be tempted to scrape your hair up into a high ponytail every day and leave it at that, but a great way to feel more beautiful is to mix up your styles a little.

Try Overnight Curls

If you don’t have time to spend on elaborate hairstyles every morning, consider an overnight heatless curling method. You can simply wrap your hair in curlers, a headband or even the tie from a dressing gown, then go to sleep and wake up to beautifully bouncy curls. It’s easy!

Use Dry Shampoo

If you haven’t had a chance to wash your hair in a while, remember the magic of dry shampoo. Using dry shampoo is an easy way to make your hair look, smell and feel cleaner and fresher, and it can keep your hair looking shiny and healthy until you have time to wash it again. It’s a total gamechanger. 

Care for Your Hair at Night

Most people go to sleep without much thought of their hair, but an easy way to keep your hair looking good for longer between washes is to protect your hair at night.

Sleeping on a silk or satin pillowcase or with your hair wrapped up in a buff or a silk scarf will prevent your hair from becoming matted, dry and frizzy. This is especially true for fidgety sleepers, so if you like to toss and turn, do your hair a favour and try a satin pillowcase!

Taking care of your appearance is a good way to feel more like yourself and not ‘just a mum’, so try these easy tips for a boost of confidence.

 

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